ORS 675.240¹
Qualifications for licensing as occupational therapist
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Except as provided in ORS 675.270 (Licensing without examination), each applicant for licensure under ORS 675.210 (Definitions for ORS 675.210 to 675.340) to 675.340 (Enforcement procedure) as an occupational therapist shall:

(1) Have successfully completed an educational program in occupational therapy recognized by the Occupational Therapy Licensing Board, with concentration in biological or physical science, psychology and sociology, and with education in selected manual skills.

(2) Pass to the satisfaction of the board an examination adopted by the board to determine the fitness of the applicant for practice as an occupational therapist or be entitled to be licensed as provided in ORS 675.270 (Licensing without examination).

(3) Have successfully completed at least six months of supervised field work that complies with rules adopted by the board.

(4) Comply with continuing education requirements as adopted by the board by rule.

(5) If the applicant has been unlicensed for more than three years, complete a board-approved reentry program or retake the board-approved national examination to determine fitness for practice as an occupational therapist. [1977 c.858 §5; 1981 c.250 §3; 1997 c.104 §1; 2007 c.316 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Clinical Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors675.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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